National Jeweler Network



Court reverses injunction against A’lor

A federal appeals court has overturned a ruling that barred A’lor from selling certain pieces of cable jewelry, the latest twist in the brand’s ongoing battle with Charriol.


Gianmaria Buccellati dies at 86

Gianmaria Buccellati, the honorary president of family-owned Italian jewelry company Buccellati, has died following an illness. He was 86.


Mich. jeweler Brian Hobart dies at 47

Brian Henry Hobart, owner of B.H. Hobart Jewelers in Michigan, died suddenly on Feb. 12 as a result of a cardiac event. He was 47. 


Rio Grande campaign celebrates jewelers

Running in both print and digital, the advertising campaign focuses on metalsmiths. It won an award earlier this month.


When choice is not a good thing

The size of the menu at The Cheesecake Factory makes Peter Smith’s head hurt. Don’t let your store be the Cheesecake Factory of jewelry stores.


Baselworld attendance declines again

More than 150,000 people attended the trade show in Switzerland this year, a 3 percent drop from last year.


What you might have missed

The “never ever” scenarios for salespeople in a store and an Antwerp law enforcement official facing money laundering charges were two of the top stories on National Jeweler last week.


Silver price expected to fall again in 2015

The per-ounce price of silver is expected to decrease this year as the dollar continues to strengthen and investments move out of the commodities sector. 


Retail academy to offer pre-show, holiday prep

The Edge Retail Academy will hold two conferences this year to help retailers develop their trade show and holiday season preparation strategies using The Edge software.